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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. Using a spectrum of literary, artistic, archaeological and epigraphic evidence, this book uncovers the kaleidoscopic story of some of the most intriguing women in history, and the complex role of the empresses as political players on Rome's great stage. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 26. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099523932
ISBN
9780099523932

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

Paperback. Reveals how the only hard evidence that dates the Great Pyramid - the quarry marks discovered by Colonel Vyse in 1837 - was forged Num Pages: 224 pages, 75 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; JFH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Bear & Company
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591437895
ISBN
9781591437895

€ 16.99
€ 12.75

Paperback. They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. They built the Parthenon and the Library of Alexandria. But who were the ancient Greeks? And what was it that enabled them to achieve so much? This title offers a revelatory way of viewing this geographically scattered people, and more. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099583646
ISBN
9780099583646

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Hardcover. Gaiseric successfully defeated Roman attempts at reconquest of these vital provinces and his fleets dominated the Western Mediterranean. Num Pages: 272 pages, 20 Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781590188
ISBN
9781781590188

€ 32.99
€ 23.91

Hardcover. Originally published in 2 vols.: Paris: Armand Colin, c2007 and c2008. Translator(s): Rendall, Steven. Num Pages: 648 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1028.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
648
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691144702
ISBN
9780691144702

€ 48.99
€ 42.87

Paperback. This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient Egypt guides readers from the Paleolithic to the Greco-Roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HDDG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 248 x 165 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1018.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470673362
ISBN
9780470673362

€ 56.51

Paperback. This extended edition features brand new extra content including a timeline, fun facts a list of 'top' characters and a map. Illustrator(s): Antram, David. Num Pages: 40 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; 5AH; YNH; YNW. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 215 x 242 x 5. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
Book House
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910184677
ISBN
9781910184677

€ 10.99
€ 9.79

Paperback. In Books 6 to 10 of his monumental history of Rome, Livy deals with the period in which Rome recovered from its Gallic disaster to impose mastery over almost the entire Italian peninsula in a series of ever greater wars. Vivid portrayals of personalities, politics, warfare, and religion bring 4th-century Italy vividly alive in this new translation. Translator(s): Yardley, J. C. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 448 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199564859
ISBN
9780199564859

€ 16.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. UnRoman Britain Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 173 x 17. Weight in Grams: 746.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752462851
ISBN
9780752462851

€ 19.37

Paperback. This book charts the environmental transformation of Scotland from the end of the ice age in an empty land 10,000 years ago to the Viking invasions of an established society 9,000 years later. Editor(s): Edwards, Kevin J.; Ralston, Ian. Num Pages: 336 pages, Extensively illustrated with maps and photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3B; 3D; 3F; HBJD1; HBLA; HBLC; HDD; RN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 188 x 246 x 21. Weight in Grams: 722.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617364
ISBN
9780748617364

€ 57.69

Paperback. Stressing the unity of Greek history and the centrality of Athens, the author covers a rich and diverse range of political, economic, military and cultural issues in the Greek world, from the early history of the Greeks, including early Sparta and the wars with Persia, to the ascendancy of Athens and the Peloponnesian War. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 32. Weight in Grams: 538.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415584876
ISBN
9780415584876

€ 21.99
€ 21.83

Paperback. The first two chapters provide a resume of how the coinage of the central Roman state changed, developed and stumbled. In Britain most coins in museums and collections come from hoards (coins deposited in a group) or from coins found singly during excavation or walking over fields. Num Pages: 176 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1QDAR; 3D; HB; HD; WCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Tempus Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752425238
ISBN
9780752425238

€ 21.40

Paperback. All the Awful Egyptians' most horrible facts ready for readers to uncover, including why the Egyptian people worshipped a dung beetle, which pharaoh married her grandfather and what the 'Shepherd of the Royal Backside' had to do! These bestselling titles are sure to be a huge hit with yet another generation of Terry Deary fans. Series: Horrible Histories. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; 5AJ; YNH. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Scholastic United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781407163826
ISBN
9781407163826

€ 7.99
€ 7.59

Paperback. This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and architecture of ancient Greece with an emphasis on function and context. Num Pages: 445 pages, 84 b/w illus. 400 colour illus. 9 maps 1 table. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 283 x 220 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1612.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521171809
ISBN
9780521171809

€ 56.02

Paperback. Thoroughly updated and revised, the second edition of this successful and widely praised textbook offers an account of the 'classical' period of Greek history, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 BC to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. Series: Wiley Desktop Editions. Num Pages: 488 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 251 x 168 x 26. Weight in Grams: 754.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
488
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405192866
ISBN
9781405192866

€ 41.59

Paperback. Shows how everyday Romans sought to survive and thrive under the afflictions of disease, war, and violence, and to control their fates under powers that both oppressed and ignored them. In this book, the author seeks out the ordinary people who formed the fabric of everyday life in ancient Rome and the outlaws and pirates who lay beyond it. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 123 x 192 x 25. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Profile Books
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846684029
ISBN
9781846684029

€ 14.99
€ 12.25

Paperback. Ur, one of the world's first cities, was highly important politically and economically around 2600 - 2500 BC when the Sumerian rulers of the city were buried in tombs filled with ornate, valuable objects and with evidence of elaborate rituals and human sacrifice. This is the story of discovery and significance of this splendid object. Series: Objects in Focus. Num Pages: 64 pages, 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAS; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 150 x 11. Weight in Grams: 186.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714151137
ISBN
9780714151137

€ 8.14

Paperback. The first Persian Empire (559-331 BC) was the biggest land empire the world had seen, and seated at the heart of its vast dominions, in the south of modern-day Iran, was the person of the Great King. This book explores Achaemenid kingship and argues for the centrality of the royal court in elite Persian society. Series: Debates and Documents in Ancient History. Num Pages: 224 pages, 23 b/w illustrations 1 b/w tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 506. Series: Debates and Documents in Ancient History. 224 pages, 23 b/w illustrations 1 b/w tables. The first Persian Empire (559-331 BC) was the biggest land empire the world had seen, and seated at the heart of its vast dominions, in the south of modern-day Iran, was the person of the Great King. This book explores Achaemenid kingship and argues for the centrality of the royal court in elite Persian society. Cateogry: (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA. Dimension: 156 x 233 x 15. Weight: 500.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748641253
ISBN
9780748641253

€ 38.99
€ 33.12

Paperback. Decline and Fall of the Sasanians has already been praised as one of the most intellectually exciting books about ancient Persia to have been published for years. Num Pages: 552 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 3D; 3F; HBJF; HBLA; HBLC; JFSR2. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784537470
ISBN
9781784537470

€ 22.42

Paperback. An accessible, vivid and up-to-date student-level introduction to the coinage and history of the Hellenistic world (323-31 BC). Series: Guides to the Coinage of the Ancient World. Num Pages: 200 pages, 256 b/w illus. 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HDDK; JFCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107451759
ISBN
9781107451759

€ 30.19